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There’s Literally a Ton of Plastic Garbage For Every Person on Earth

There’s Literally a Ton of Plastic Garbage For Every Person on Earth

mag863 July 20, 2017 0

More than 9 billion tons of plastic has been produced since 1950, and the vast majority of it is still around. A new study that tracked the global manufacture and distribution of plastics since

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Should People Over The Age Of 70 Lose The Right To Vote?

Should People Over The Age Of 70 Lose The Right To Vote?

mag863 July 18, 2017 0

In 1970, Douglas Stewart, a university professor in California, was upset by the rise of Ronald Reagan and suggested that perhaps there were too many old people moving to California and voting, writing a

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No Such Thing As Climate Change Huh? An Iceberg The Size of Delaware Just Broke Off Antarctica

No Such Thing As Climate Change Huh? An Iceberg The Size of Delaware Just Broke Off Antarctica

mag863 July 12, 2017 0

An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken free from an Antarctic ice shelf, leaving the rest of the shelf vulnerable to collapse and serving as a harbinger of future sea-level rise that could pose

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Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains

Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains

mag863 June 28, 2017 0

People’s limited attention spans, plus the sheer overload of information on social media may combine to make fake news and hoaxes go viral, according to a new study. Understanding why and how fake news spreads may one day help

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Your Favorite Coffee Could Be Going Extinct Thanks To Climate Change

Your Favorite Coffee Could Be Going Extinct Thanks To Climate Change

mag863 June 26, 2017 0

Ethiopia, the birthplace of the coffee bean, is poised to lose up to 60% of its suitable farming land by the end of this century thanks in large part to climate change, a new

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Meat-Eaters Are Increasingly Ordering Vegan Meals

Meat-Eaters Are Increasingly Ordering Vegan Meals

mag863 June 22, 2017 0

Vegan dining is undeniably growing, with an increase in vegan restaurants in the UK and elsewhere in the world. Vegan menu options at restaurants that serve animal products are more common now, too. In

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Why Is Slime the Internet’s Latest Wellness Obsession?

Why Is Slime the Internet’s Latest Wellness Obsession?

mag863 June 17, 2017 0

Some people find clarity in the sweat of a 45-minute soul cycle session and others enlist the help of meditation teachers, but a growing segment of #GramGen is choosing the simplicity of slime as

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Renewable Energy in the U.S. Broke Energy Records for the First Time

Renewable Energy in the U.S. Broke Energy Records for the First Time

mag863 June 16, 2017 0

A new report shows that earlier this year, renewables broke energy records in the United States for the first time. The data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly demonstrated that the monthly

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Trump Proposes Covering Mexican Border Wall With Solar Panels

Trump Proposes Covering Mexican Border Wall With Solar Panels

mag863 June 10, 2017 0

President Trump has proposed using solar panels in the construction of a wall along the 3,200 kilometer (1,988 miles) border separating Mexico and America — a key point in his election campaign. According to

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1-In-4 Families Don’t Seek Medical Attention Because Of Finances

1-In-4 Families Don’t Seek Medical Attention Because Of Finances

mag863 June 8, 2017 0

With the latest reports suggesting that the American Health Care Act — a budget resolution intended to repeal and replace much of the Affordable Care Act — would leave more than 23 million consumers

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